As it Unfolds: Weekly Blog Posts

Every week during the run of our As It Unfolds exhibition, which highlighted some of the MacKenzie’s recent acquisitions, we shared more about the artists and work on display. Catch up at the link, and find out more!

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Speculating Art History

Our new theatre program is now available to view! Comprising three distinctive films, the screening program Speculating Art History shows how artists and we – the audience – speculate about a variety of objects and bestow on them the status of art. You can see all three films in the Shumiatcher Theatre at the Gallery, or view two of the films on our website for a limited time!
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Conceptions of White

As part of our ongoing response to the global uprisings against the systemic violence perpetrated upon Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities, the MacKenzie Art Gallery and Art Museum at the University of Toronto have decided to share some resources from active research for a forthcoming co-produced exhibition, Conceptions of White.

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Digital Art Workshops

Join us in early December as we host a variety of digital art workshops with incredible emerging digital artists! Space is limited to 5 participants per class, so register early.

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Gone in a Flash Livestream Series

Gone in a Flash is a digital programs series from the MacKenzie Art Gallery and Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre, focusing on the upcoming dissolution of the Adobe Flash medium. Since 1996, Adobe Flash has introduced artists to interactive, animated, and web-based work. But at the end of this year, this powerful tool is being permanently removed from the Internet. This online programming series brings together artists, digital archivists, and game developers to discuss their experiences with the medium and what its disappearance means for future of digital art.  

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Studio Sundays Online

Studio Sundays, presented by Canada Life, are an opportunity for families to connect with the artwork in the MacKenzie’s Permanent Collection and the artists that created them with hands-on workshops that are suitable for every age.

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